|Bread crumbs||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Melted butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Hot water||1 Tablespoon|
|Flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Soak bread in a little water for a few minutes.
Squeeze out water and rub bread between hands.
Measure 3 cups without pressing down.
Combine bread, raisins, sugar, salt and spices, and mix with a fork.
Add melted butter, molasses and soda which has been dissolved in hot water.
Add flour and combine well.
Pour mixture in dampened pudding bag.
Tie tightly, leaving a little slackness to allow pudding to expand.
Boil for 1 1/2 hours.
Serve with heated molasses.
Good with Newfoundland Jiggs Dinner.